The Democrats have been walking a tightrope on the impeachment of Donald Trump, and it is more apparent than ever this week that it hasn’t been easy.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been one of the most consistent proponents of keeping things as morose as possible during this process, often making statements that seem to serve as reminders to her flock to keep things from appearing celebratory. Yesterday, during the actual vote on these two articles of impeachment, Pelosi not only wore all black, but gave a stern “zip it” look to Democrats who began to clap when the articles passed.
If Democrats aren't taking "joy" in impeachment, then why did they just burst out into applause after voting to impeach Trump in the House?
Nancy Pelosi literally had to signal for them to stop.
— Tim Ozinga (@timozinga) December 19, 2019
Of course, it is impossible not to notice the smirk on Pelosi’s face either.
Now, just half a day later, Pelosi was singing a much different tune.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she has a “spring” in her step after House Democrats voted to impeach President Donald Trump in a partisan vote.
“It really is interesting to see the response that we are getting, bipartisan, across party lines,” Pelosi told reporters during a Capitol Hill press conference. “I, myself, want to say I have a spring in my step because of the moral courage of our caucus.”
Will the real Nancy Pelosi please stand up?
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